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Chilli Tofu Dry Recipe / Chinse Veg Starters



Tofu- 200 gms (firm)
Capsicum or colored Bell Peppers-1 nos (cut into cubes)
Onion-1 small (cut into cubes)

For the Batter:-

All purpose Flour-1/4 cup
Corn Flour-2 tbsp
Water -1/4, approx
Red Chilli Paste-1/2 tsp
Ginger-Garlic Paste-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-For deep Fryining

 Other Ingredients For Chilli Tofu:-

Garlic-4 -5 nos (finely Chopped)
Ginger-3/4" (Finely chopped)
Green Chillies-3 nos
Vinegar-1 tbsp
Soya Sauce-1 tbsp
Tomato Ketchup-2 -3 tbsp
Green Chilli Sauce or Red Chilli Paste-1 tbsp
Freshly Ground Pepper-1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-2-3 tbsp
Spring Onion-1 (finely chopped)


Swaddle in paper towels and place in a colander for 30 minutes with a heavy weight on top,like a saucepan,to press our any water. Cut the tofu into 1-inch cubes .
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Remove the stem and deeds and the white internal layer of capsicum and cut into 1" cubes and keep aside.Cut the onion into large 1" cubes and separate into layers.Ginger and garlic finely chopped keep it aside.

In a bowl,add all purpose flour,cornstarch,ginger-garlic paste,salt and chilli paste,littler water and make a slightly thick batter.
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Heat oil in a deep curved pan for deep frying.
Dip the tofu pieces in the batter and deep fry until they turn light golden brown color.Drain the tofu pieces on to a kitchen napkin.
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Heat oil in a pan and when it's hot,add finely chopped ginger,garlic,green chillies and saute.
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Add colored bell peppers and onions,slightly saute for 2 minutes,Reduce the flame add vinegar,soya sauce,tomato ketchup,green chilli sauce,salt,pepper.Remember that all the sauces contain some salt,so do not add more salt.Mix all the sauces nicely on low flame for a minute.
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Add the fried tofu pieces and increase the flame and stir fry for 1-2 minutes until they become piping hot.

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Serve  hot.




sripriya vidhyashankar

Chilli tofu looks fantastic & mouthwatering..nice clicks..

Priyanka Srivastava

Nice clicks specially the close up one :)!

Harini M

Healthy n yummy,looks tempting

nandoos Kitchen

Mouthwatering tofu dish. Yumm and healthy.

Hamaree Rasoi

Delicious and lovely looking dry tofu. Excellent preparation.

Sanoli Ghosh

So yummy and flavourful tofu, wonderful texture.

Rafeeda AR

this looks really tempting... delicious meal...

Ramya Krishnamurthy

Yummy chilli tofu

Sona S

Looks really delicious..

Preeti Jaipal

looks very delicious....

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover

I will not stop at one piece! yum!

sangeetha pn

chilli tofu looks superb! :) Lovely clicks

Shruti Dhingra Wahi

Tempting .....
Perfect starter for the evenings :)

Shweta Arora

Looks delicious and colorful

Preetha Soumyan

looks so yummy.. i have never tasted Tofu.. looks great

chikkus Kitchen

Tempting and mouthwatering tofu...yummy dear :)Very happy to follow you dear..Will be happy if u follow me back !!

Sireesha Puppala

Tofu looks wonderful n a great alternative for paneer

Manjula Bharath

very tempting and delicious tofu chilli :) looks yumm !!

Sony P

Tofu looks so tempting and tasty !

Gita Jaishankar

Wow, the chili tofu looks absolutely delicious dearie :)

Amani Baysan Rahal

Superb clicks... thanks for hosting this food guide.

Nupur UK-Rasoi

Really good snack, this goes to my weekend list for starters

Thanks for sharing :)

Sweta Biswal

Delicious recipe!!! And looks very inviting too!!

suhaina aji

wow..yummy. love it

Gowsi Mylvaganam

I'm going to try this. Hope it taste yum

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